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Dedicated to promoting the history and the venues of the Ten Crucial Days historic area.

Upcoming Events

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December Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Rd United States

The December meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, December 16, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Men Who Lost America: British Command during the Revolutionary War and the Preservation…

LANTERN WALKING TOURS

LANTERN WALKING TOURS

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(10 yrs. – adult) Two tours scheduled: 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. See our park historic sites by night! A popular event which begins at the Nelson House and includes the Ferry boat, Landing site, Overlook, Stone Barn and Johnson Ferry House. Interpreters in period dress will guide each tour group. Lanterns provided and refreshment…

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 21
PA United States

Spend a day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between. Photo by Drifting Focus Photography On the Traversing the Ten Crucial Days bus tour, historical interpreters Larry Kidder and Roger S. Williams will tell the remarkable story of these ten days…

Christmas Day Crossing

Christmas Day Crossing

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2 River Dr United States

Celebrate the “Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment,” arranged by the Washington Crossing Historic Park of PA, as we commemorate the 243rd anniversary of General George Washington’s famous Christmas night crossing of the Delaware. A history narration, hot cider and donuts will be on hand at The Nelson House. An annual tradition not to be missed. Come…

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67th Annual Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1112 River Rd United States

Witness American History Come to Life! Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the…

Musket Demonstration

Musket Demonstration

December 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
2 Barrack St United States

Soldiers of the NJ Line of the Continental Army will drill and fire their muskets on the Parade ground of the Old Barracks Museum. Included in regular cost of admission.

The British Army in North America 1768-1783

The British Army in North America 1768-1783

December 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2 Barrack St United States

A presentation by Asher Lurie of the Old Barracks Museum describing the true story of the British soldiers and officers sent to defend and maintain the thirteen American Colonies. Free.

Musket Demonstration

Musket Demonstration

December 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
2 Barrack St United States

Soldiers of the NJ Line of the Continental Army will drill and fire their muskets on the Parade ground of the Old Barracks Museum. Included in regular cost of admission.

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 27
PA United States

Spend a day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between. Photo by Drifting Focus Photography On the Traversing the Ten Crucial Days bus tour, historical interpreters Larry Kidder and Roger S. Williams will tell the remarkable story of these ten days…